ED raids 22 locations in UP in connection with scholarship scam

 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has conducted raids across 22 locations in six districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with "fraudulent" availment of post-matriculation scholarships by various educational institutes across the state, according to an official statement.

Punjab governor seeks report on non-payment of scholarships

The National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) said on Wednesday around two lakh students from the SC category dropped out of college due to non-payment of dues under post-matric scholarship scheme worth around Rs 2,000 crore by the Punjab government.

Mann orders probe into irregularities in Post Matric Scholarship Scheme

He said this enquiry will be a bear thread analysis to ascertain every lapse and embezzlement of the public money under the post matric scholarship scheme. He said t discrepancies are an intolerable crime against the weaker and underprivileged strata of society adding that anyone found involved in this will not be spared and severest of severe action will be taken against them.

Students who scored 60 pc will get scholarship: CM

“Financial constraint would no longer act as a hurdle for a student who wishes to pursue higher education. Students should take advantage of the Students Credit Card that will help them to avail of a loan amounting to Rs 10 lakh at an interest of four per cent..."